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Can You Check Your Employee’s Credit?

After the recession beginning in 2007-08 combined with the skyrocketing price of health care, more and more people find themselves with less-than-optimal credit scores. Of course, getting a promotion or a better job can help pay down those debts and improve credit. But with employers running background checks, employees may wonder: is their employer [...]

Can You Check Your Employee’s Credit?2020-12-10T21:51:00-08:00

How Does AB5 Affect: Doctors

The ramifications of Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) continues to be a hot issue in employment law. Especially in light of the upcoming election and the introduction of a ballot initiative — Proposition 22 — backed by Uber and other major gig economy players, we’re seeing a growing number of worker misclassification suits. For businesses [...]

How Does AB5 Affect: Doctors2020-12-16T09:20:46-08:00

How Does AB5 Affect: Hairdressers

As we know, Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) is a law that affects how companies, both in-state and out-of-state, can classify workers as independent contractors throughout the state of California. It has brought significant changes to many industries, the beauty industry included, radically affecting the way employers must conduct business. With worker misclassification suits gradually [...]

How Does AB5 Affect: Hairdressers2020-11-24T17:00:59-08:00

So You’ve Been Served With a California Labor Commission Complaint: What’s Next?

Employees who believe they have been unlawfully denied wages, meal and rest breaks, or any of their other rights under California’s wage and hour laws, may file a claim with the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (“DLSE”), also called the “Labor Commission.” Of course, they might also file a lawsuit, or a complaint in [...]

So You’ve Been Served With a California Labor Commission Complaint: What’s Next?2021-02-05T07:45:45-08:00

What is Senate Bill 826 (SB826)?

California has become the first state to require publicly traded companies to include women on their boards of directors. Women in this bill are defined as people who self-identify as women, regardless of their designated sex at birth. The bill, SB826, was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on September 30, 2018. What is SB826? [...]

What is Senate Bill 826 (SB826)?2020-11-11T15:54:56-08:00

7 Mistakes to Avoid Wrongful Termination

California is an at-will employment state, which means an employer can terminate an employee with or without cause and with or without advance notice, as long as the reason for the termination is not prohibited by law. If an employer violates any laws, they could be brought to court for wrongful termination. Terminations that [...]

7 Mistakes to Avoid Wrongful Termination2021-02-05T07:30:35-08:00

What is Senate Bill 1159 (SB1159)?

On September 17, 2020, Senate Bill 1159 (SB1159), along with Assembly Bill 685 (AB685), was signed. Formalizing Executive Order N-62-20 which expired on July 5, 2020, SB1159 creates a new framework for COVID-19-related workers’ compensation claims. Here is a detailed look at what SB1159 is and how it affects your business.  What is SB1159? [...]

What is Senate Bill 1159 (SB1159)?2020-10-02T09:26:40-07:00

What is AB685: 2021 COVID-19 Notification Requirements

In 2021, there are new updated employment Laws that impact California employers. To shed light on these regulations, our 2021 Employment Law series is designed to help employers navigate these significant changes so they can stay compliant with California law and thrive. As COVID-19 cases continue to increase, employers need to be more careful [...]

What is AB685: 2021 COVID-19 Notification Requirements2021-02-23T16:13:14-08:00

How Does the AB5 Affect: Accountants

Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) is a law that affects how companies, both in-state and out-of-state, do business throughout the state of California. This anti-gig economy bill tightens up the rules about which workers may be classified as independent contractors versus employees. Believed to have been designed to target app-based platforms such as Uber and [...]

How Does the AB5 Affect: Accountants2020-12-16T09:21:44-08:00

How Does the AB5 Affect: Salespeople

A new law (AB5) on how to determine whether California workers are employees or independent contractors has been a hot issue in recent months. In fact, worker misclassification suits have been steadily rising, and we expect to see this number continue to grow in the upcoming months. Not to mention, a new ballot initiative [...]

How Does the AB5 Affect: Salespeople2020-09-17T13:05:32-07:00
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